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Young Sailors Complete Tough Ireland Circuit In Drascombe Lugger
#lugger– In Baltimore yesterday evening, the Ogden brothers of County Cork received a warm welcome home from family and friends as they successfully concluded their circuit of Ireland with their 18ft Drascombe Lugger Lughnasa. They'd taken eight weeks for an…
#laseryouth – First elation, then disappointment and then consolation that a very solid performance by Howth Yacht Club's Ewan McMahon had only narrowly missed out on the boy's European (under 17) Laser Radial title in Portugal at the weekend. The…
Irish Youth Sailors Tested at Laser Radial European Championships in Portugal
#laserradialyoutheuros – The Radial Youth Sailing Laser European Championships in Portugal have tested the mettle of the Irish sailors with a different set of conditions each day. Day 1: No sailing due to fog, Day 2: 2 races completed in conditions…
Hopkins Fifth in Early Stages of Laser Radial Youth Europeans
#laserradialyouth – With no racing on day one due to fog, two races of the Laser Radial Youth Europeans were sailed late yesterday afternoon in light sunny conditions and Irish sailors were to the fore in both girls and boys…
Royal Cork Youths Campaigning 29er Skiff
#29er – Junior Helmsman champion Harry Durcan and twin Johnny have completed the European 29er skiff championships in Medemblik, Holland. The Royal Cork pair raced in the 25–boat gold fleet which is a positive result after a short time in the…
Busy Week for Irish Youth Sailing Teams At International Regattas
#youthsailing – In a week of intense international competition Irish youth sailors are conpeting in Portugal, Japan, Wales and Italy. The ISA Laser Radial Academy team are competing in Viana do Castelo, Portugal at the Youth European Championships from 20-25 July. …
Top Finish for 420 Boys at Kiel Week, Cork 29er Debutantes Also Score Well
#youthsailing – Youth sailors Peter McCann and Harry Whitaker from Royal Cork took third overall in the 420 dinghy at Kiel week, Germany at the weekend. Douglas Elmes and Colin O'Sullivan of Howth finished fifth overall in the same 154–boat…
Irish Youth Sailing Team Post Top Results at Kiel Week
#youthsailing – After three days sailing an Irish youth sailing team is sailing above expectation at Kiel Week event in Germany. The Irish juniors are psoting top results in 29er and 420 dinghies. Although only competing for a short time in…
'Extreme' Youth Sailing Opportunity With The Atlantic Youth Trust
#YouthSailing - A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young people to sail an Open 60 racing yacht around the Irish coast is now available thanks to MSL Ballsbridge Motors Mercedes-Benz and the Atlantic Youth Trust supporters club. In total eight places are…
Bcademy Programme For Youth Sailing Prospects Now Underway
#YouthSailing - The Laser Transition Year programme – better known as the Bcademy – is now underway for 2015. For its sixth year, the programme will comprise a mix of sailing and cycling for the seven youth sailors involved: Patrick…
UCD Sailing Club Students To Race Offshore With ISORA Fleet
#ucd – ISORA, the Irish Sea Offshore racing body, has entered into an understanding with University College Dublin (UCD) Sailing Club to provide crew places on ISORA boats. ISORA boss Peter Ryan says: "this innovative scheme will allow students to gain offshore…
Youth Sailing Champions Are Saluted at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – Sunday turned out to be a miserable morning with winds gusting 30 knots at Roches Point and resulted in Principal Race Officer Peter Crowley cancelling all racing for the four youth sailing Classes writes Claire Bateman. Consequently, prize…
Youth Sailing Thrills As Strong Winds Sweep Cork Harbour
#youthnationals – There were thrills and spills galore at Royal Cork Yacht Club today (Saturday) in the penultimate day of the Irish youth sailing national championships writes Claire Bateman. The ebb tide flowing out of the Eastern Bank in Cork Harbour…
Competition Intensifies at Youth Nationals and Optimist Trials
#youthnationals – The Irish Sailing Association (ISA) Pathway Youth Nationals 2015, taking place at Royal Cork Yacht Club are in their second day of competition at Crosshaven writes Claire Bateman. Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial classes are competing…
Radials & 420s Start Youth Nationals At Royal Cork
#youthnationals – Today saw the first day of racing at the ISA Pathway Trials and Youth Sailing Championships at the Royal Cork Yacht Club writes Claire Bateman. Today's fleets were Laser Radials and 420s. The Principal Race Officer was Alan…
Youth Sailors Set For National Honours at Royal Cork Yacht Club
#youthsailing – The Youth Sailing Nationals for Topper, 420, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial will be hosted by Royal Cork Yacht Club from tomorrow, Thursday 9th to Sunday 12th April 2015. This is an open event for all sailors in…

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